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Morris and Lister

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of Carlton Works, Lockhurst Lane, Coventry

Electrical manufacturer

Formed by David King Morris and George Anslow Lister

1908 Eddy current testing brake.

1910 Exhibited a time circuit breaker for protection of motors at the Physical Society's Exhibition[1]

WWI Morris and Lister, eventually under Admiralty control, endeavoured to develop magnetos and to rationalize and expand production. The Admiralty was concerned for supplies of magnetos for aero-engines for the Royal Naval Air Service.

Became the M. L. Magneto Syndicate‎

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 12, 1910
  • Biography of Peter Bennett, ODNB